By Nyoman Ariawan, this ring is beautifully contemporary. The Balinese artisan takes his inspiration from nature, emulating the natural textures of the bamboo that flourishes on the island. He works in sterling silver bathed in gleaming 18k gold.
In the Andes, the Land of the Four Corners, mountains are sacred. So is culture. The Nazca lines, the Wari glyphs, the Quipu knots and the complex multi-colored textiles of the Incas are all recorded and live on the work of contemporary Peruvian artisans.